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mechanical engineering

noun
1.
the branch of engineering dealing with the design and production of machinery.
Related forms
mechanical engineer, noun
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mechanical engineering

noun
1.
the branch of engineering concerned with the design, construction, and operation of machines and machinery
Derived Forms
mechanical engineer, noun
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mechanical engineering in Science
mechanical engineering  
The branch of engineering that specializes in the design, production, and uses of machines. The physics of mechanics is widely used in mechanical engineering.
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